Heading into winter Berlin based shared scooter company Circ announces layoffs

Circ's electric scooters with solid tires and swapable batteries

Circ’s scooters are designed to reduce the cost of maintenance with swappable batteries and solid tires. The Berlin-based shared electric scooter operator, Circ (formerly flash), has made several layoffs in its HQ and regional operations. The exact number of employees let go hasn’t been confirmed but expected to be 50 employees or less than 10% …

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Superpedestrian is bringing autonomous maintenance to electric scooter fleets

A scooter rider takes an autonomous maintenance scooter for a spin

Maintenance of a shared e-scooter fleet is a large expense for operators. Superpedestrian is bringing their own scooter to market to bring this cost down with it’s vehicle intelligence platform. Using a combination of On-board and Cloud-based intelligence Superpedestrian can detect hundreds of situations that may lead to a scooter malfunction. This allows for autonomous …

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Voi raises $85M for its European shared electric scooters

VOI Electric Shared Scooters fund raise

The shared e-scooter company, Voi Technology, recently rasied $85 million in Series B funding. VOI operates in 38 cities across 10 European countries. They have 4 million registered users who have ridden on average 3.5 times each. Read More

Top Ten Strangest Scooter Laws

In Louisiana you can ride your scooter on the highway

The rise of electric scooters has resulted in a crazy patchwork of scooter laws. These sometimes goofy regulations vary not just from country to country and state to state, but often from city to city. Sadly, lawmakers really haven’t gotten a good handle on scooters yet, so whether you’re allowed to go 15 mph or …

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